How many students from one country/one university ??

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astromandi
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How many students from one country/one university ??

Postby astromandi » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:19 am

In case of the international candidates, how many students are admitted to a particular university from one country? Is there any cuttoff on that ..as in..for example not more than 2 sudents should be from the same country?
What if more than 1 student is applying from the same institute to a particular university ??
Is it the norm than only one student would be taken from a particular institute?

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Re: How many students from one country/one university ??

Postby admissionprof » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:25 am

astromandi wrote:In case of the international candidates, how many students are admitted to a particular university from one country? Is there any cuttoff on that ..as in..for example not more than 2 sudents should be from the same country?
What if more than 1 student is applying from the same institute to a particular university ??
Is it the norm than only one student would be taken from a particular institute?


I've never heard of such a limit, and I think it would be inappropriate. There might be a rough limit on the total number of foreign admits, but not for a single country.

astromandi
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Re: How many students from one country/one university ??

Postby astromandi » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:43 am

admissionprof wrote:
astromandi wrote:In case of the international candidates, how many students are admitted to a particular university from one country? Is there any cuttoff on that ..as in..for example not more than 2 sudents should be from the same country?
What if more than 1 student is applying from the same institute to a particular university ??
Is it the norm than only one student would be taken from a particular institute?


I've never heard of such a limit, and I think it would be inappropriate. There might be a rough limit on the total number of foreign admits, but not for a single country.



How about if there are multiple applications from same institute abroad??
I understand there is no official limit on that.
But generally how many students would be taken up from same institute?
Are there any instances where 2 or more than 2 students were admitted from same place???

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Re: How many students from one country/one university ??

Postby surjective » Mon Jan 26, 2009 12:11 pm

I am at a top-5 physics grad school, and we definitely have, in our first-year class, several students from the same foreign institute.

So, if there is a limit (which I highly doubt), then it is pretty high. Again, I doubt that there is a limit.

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Re: How many students from one country/one university ??

Postby naseermk » Mon Jan 26, 2009 12:15 pm

Minnesota, for instance, limits admission to 20 students from China each year (out of about 200 applicants).




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